AREAS OF CONCETRATION FOR WAEC GOVERNMENT 2021/2022
The beginning of PROCRASTINATION is originated from LAZINESS.
Not all WAEC candidates are dull is just that they don’t know what to do when it comes to reading a particular subject.
The plight most face is that it gives them weariness, confusion, laziness, and procrastination once they sight those topics.
In a situation where they have too much to do before the day of the examination.
They felt too lazy to start, and they don’t know where to start, how to start, and when to end.
Even before being tagged as WAEC candidates, some students have to cultivate the habit of reading culture.
If such a student can’t do that, there is no assurance that he/she will read the subjects.
Although, their willingness to read might be retarded since the subjects’ wideness scared them and made them feel too bored.
However, out of the subjects they are meant to read, a particular issue has been picked, and a topic has been labeled as ‘AREAS OF CONCENTRATION FOR WAEC GOVERNMENT 2020‘.
To some likely vulnerable candidates to this unpalatable act written above should endeavor to develop the habit of reading culture and take notes of every point written in this article.
As a WAEC candidate, try to focus on the topics segmented into two sections in the theory.
Despite the wideness of the topics in Government, efforts were made to segment those topics into two sections known as section A and section B in the theoretical questions.
The topics coupled into section A theory named ‘ELEMENTS OF GOVERNMENT’ are listed below;
A) BASIC CONCEPT IN GOVERNMENT: state, nation, society, political socialization, political culture, and political participation.
B) FORMS OF GOVERNMENT: monarchy, oligarchy, republicanism, presidential, parliamentary.
C) ARMS OF GOVERNMENT: legislature, executive, and judiciary.
D) STRUCTURE OF GOVERNANCE: Unitary, confederal, federal.
E) POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES: communism, feudalism, capitalism,socialism,fascism, totalitarianism, nazism.
F) CONSTITUTION: rigid, flexible, written, unwritten, confederal.
G) PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT: separation of power, checks, and balances, constitutionalism, the rule of law, delegated legislation, centralization, decentralization, bills, fundamental human rights.
H) CITIZENSHIP: rights, duties, obligations, acquisition.
I) ELECTORAL PROCEED: franchise, election, electoral system, electoral commission.
J) POLITICAL PARTIES AND PARTY SYSTEMS: meaning, types functions.
K) PRESSURE GROUPS, PUBLIC OPINION, PUBLIC SERVICE, AND CIVIL SERVICE.
Having settled with section A . Section B also is named ‘POLITICAL & CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN WEST AFRICA AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. Section B has various topics combined into it. Such as;
A) PRE-COLONIAL ERA IN NIGERIA: Hausa(emirate), Igbo, Yoruba.
B) COLONIAL ERA IN NIGERIA: Britain(indirect policy), French (policy of association and assimilation).
C) DECOLONIZATION IN NIGERIA: agitation for nationalism.
D) CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: Clifford, Richard, Lyttleton, MacPherson, Lagos conference, Ibadan conference, London conference.
E) POST INDEPENDENCE CONSTITUTION IN NIGERIA:1960,1963,1979,1989,
1999. Characteristics and shortcomings.
F) POLITICAL PARTIES AND PARTY POLITICS IN NIGERIA: First, second, third, and fourth republic.
G) STRUCTURE AND NIGERIAN FEDERALISM: Revenue allocation, tiers of government, census,1976 local government reform, federal character.
H) PUBLIC CORPORATION: Privatisation, commercialization, public service complaint (OMBUDSMAN), public corporation and parastatals, deregulation.
G) MILITARY IN NIGERIA: structures, creation of the state.
H) NIGERIAN’S RELATIONS WITH THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY: foreign policy, Africa as the centerpiece, NEPAD, UNO, COMMONWEALTH,
As WAEC candidates, make sure you concentrate more on those topics written above.
It is likely to have all in your question paper as you are only meant to answer two questions each from section A and section B.
It is advisable, you make friends with your WAEC series for familiarity.
Know that all you read will surely be set in for your objective questions.
It would be better for students to focus more on these tips given to them.